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From 'the merchant of Venice' to our time - Climate insurance tales

Testing accessible and affordable crop insurance for poor farmers, who are vulnerable to climate change effects in the Philippines  

Preparing airports for disasters

A joint project of UNDP and Deutsche Post-DHL is helping airports get ready for potential disaster scenarios that can slow relief efforts.  

Private sector & disaster risk reduction

Remarks for the opening panel at the UNGA High-Level Side Event “Collective private sector action for disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness, response and recovery”  

Business models that improve lives while protecting the environment: Lessons from the Philippines

To date, many business actors involved in poverty alleviation and environmental protection have operated in silos, largely disconnected from each other. Both sectors follow ecosystem approaches, but…  

Initiatives of Nationally-Led Peace Processes: Philippines

This Issues Brief examines negotiations leading to the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement with the Bangsamoro (CAB) signed between the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Republic of the…  

UNDP Administrator's Statement on Natural Disasters and Climate Change: Managing Risks and Crises Differently

World Humanitarian Summit High Level Leaders Roundtable - Istanbul, Turkey  

Russia pledges $10 million to help mitigate climate impact in Europe and CIS region and beyond

The Government of Russia will be making a $10 million contribution towards UNDP programmes which support efforts to mitigate and prevent the negative effects of climate change in developing countries.  

The Philippines: Tearing down to rebuild

Six months on from devastating Typhoon Haiyan, UNDP is beginning a process that will see new schools rise from the rubble.  

The Philippines: chainsaws and safety for coconut loggers

A UNDP supported government scheme is helping to salvage the wood of coconut trees, which will be sold or donated as building material in the reconstruction of the Visayas.  

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